How do you get a broken oil dipstick out of the tube of a 98 caravan?
Cut the tube with a tubing cutter- remove dipstick and use rubber tubing and hose clamps to reassemble dipstick tube what up.
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there should be a bolt holding the dipstick to the block on the passenger side (looks like a strap wrapped around the dipsick).
If a broken dip stick is left behind in the assembly tube how do you remove the dipstick tube assembly?
DEPENDS ON THE MAKE AND MOTOR BUT MOST ARE A PRESS FIT INTO THE BLOCK WITH A RUBBER O RING AT THE BOTTEM. GOOD LUCK There should be a fastner that secures the tube assembly near the top of the engine. after this is removed you should be able to just pull the tube right out of engine, you may find i…t comes out better if you twist it while pulling. (MORE)
Not sure if the dipstick is broken off the loop where you pull on it. Check where the dipsick tube is secured, you may want to remove the tube also, spray lots of lube where the tube goes into block, and be very patient,and turn the tube back and forth at first, and then pull it out.........
Assuming you are talking about the oil tube, it is secured into the engine with O-Rings and is lightly pressed in. Locate the bolt that secures the top area of the tube and remove.(usually on the exhaust manifold) Get as low on it as possible with Vise-Grips and rotate and "rock" it back and forth u…ntil it wiggles out. Put some anti-seize or silicone lubricant on the new tubes' O-Rings and line it up and GENTLY tap it in. (MORE)
How do you remove a broken dipstick tube that is broken flush with the engine block of a 1975 Jeep CJ5?
ANSWER; I would try a long thin magenet. If that doesn't work get something similar to the dipstic but a little thinner. If yiu can see the possition of the broken stick, take the thinner stick and put some type of glue on it and possition it against the broken one and give it time to dry. You could… do both by putting glue on the magnet. You may need a cleaning solvent to spray down the hole to help with the glue OR drop the pan. Britt I had the same thing happen with my 85. most of the time when it breaks you can still see a little of it or you can feel it with a finger nail. if that is the case you can usually use a punch or a screw driver to ben the tube enough to grab it with a set of needle nose pliers. Other than that you can use a tap of the right size (not too big or you'll tap the block). drive it until you feel it grab and pull on the tap. hope this helps and good luck. i took a bolt or screw that was close to the same size as the tube and screwed it in a bit , got it as tight as i possibly could , then i pulled out the tube, it took a couple of trys but it finally came out. beware it is longer then you think, i believe it was close to three inches fro mthe block down inside it. and its a pain tryingto find a replacment one , unless you hit a junkyard. You may be able to bend a tight hook into the end of a piece of coathanger wire. Send it down through the tube, then pull it up to hook the end of the tube and pull the tube out enough to get a grip on it. (MORE)
Answer . \nYou'll need to drain the oil pan, then remove it. Then take something and tap the old one out and install a new one. That is if you broke the tube. If just the dipstick is broken off, you'll still have to remove the oil pan and pull the old one out through the bottom of the tube. You …will be able to see the end of it without the pan on. (MORE)
Answer . You order one from your Ford Dealer and pay $70, or you go to a junk yard and look for a junked Ford Contour. That shouldn't be hard, since mine should be junked, but I'm still driving it.. Answer . You order one from your Ford Dealer and pay $70, or you go to a junk yard and look …for a junked Ford Contour. That shouldn't be hard, since mine should be junked, but I'm still driving it. (MORE)
If only the plastic top portion is broken! which is usually what happens you can buy a new piece and snap it back on. the piece is called a funnel,usually a dealer item but you may find it on line
Answer . \nAn easy-out might work. Otherwise try tapping it all the way into the engine with a punch or something. It will lay in the bottom of the oil pan and won't hurt anything.
u can try to colaspe it with a a punch just keep going around the sides if u dont have enough to grab with pliers pull the oil pan and u can tap it out from the bottem
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \ncan you see any of the stick? or is it down inside the tube?\n. \ndave\n. \email@example.com\n. \n. \nDrain oil, remove lower sump pan,drift out broken dipstick tube & replace with new \ntube.
I just finished building a 350 olds to go in a 90 model chev pu. I couldn't find a stock replacement and ended up going with an aftermarket one i ordered from oriely's. Simply remove the one bolt bracket from the exhaust manifold stud and twist out the old one. Be sure to clean the hole well and put… a small amount of high temp silicone around the base of the new tube to prevent leaks and twist it in. Mine took quite a bit of wiggling but i eventually got it to seat properly. hope this helps. (MORE)
Answer . \nTry a pair of long thin needle nose pliers, or go to almost any Auto Parts store and purchase a telescoping magnet. There is one that is about the size of the end of a cigarette and will telescope out to 18". Use it to retrieve the broken dipstick.
Answer . \nSOunds like the rings on the pistons are bad. The rings are not sealing and the pressure in the combustion chamber is blowing by the rings and causing pressure in the crankcase thus blowing oil out the filler tube.\n. \nYou may, I said may be able to eliminate some of it by buying a… can of RESTORE.........and adding it with your next oil change. I have never had a an engine with severely worn rings but this stuff is supposed to help seal the rings against the cylinder walls.............and maybe buy you some time. It's less than 10.00\n. \nYou will need to drive it and see if it helps..........it may or may not depending on how bad the rings are. If the rings are too bad, you are looking at an engine tear down....... (MORE)
Dipstick tube . The tube needs to be a tight fit and it sounds like yours has gotten loose. You might be able to take it out and spread the end out slightly to give it a tighter fit but I recommend getting a new one and tapping it in using a soft hammer or something that wont damage the new tube.… (MORE)
Answer . open the hood, look for it, it will likely have a yellow tipped handle with a finger loop in it, it will be on the outside of the engine, front side most likely. If you are looking for a transmission dip stick, you won't find one, because it does not exist.
Answer . Cut the dipstick tube with a tubing cutter below broken dipstick and remove. Use rubber tubing and hose clamps to reattach tube pieces
I don't know how far the tube penetrated into your block but something i would try is to get a sharp and small three conered file and try to file down the length of the tube . once you've cut through the entire length i would try to get a small pick or screwdriver and peel out the rest of the tube, …perhaps using a magnet to help. worth a try- jack (MORE)
This seems to be a recurring issue for this make and model car. If you can see the broken piece of the dipstick in the tube, take a 5 or 6 inch ordinary plastic wire tie (best because it is flexible) put a drop of superglue on it and push it in until stops. Let it sit for about 5 - 10 mins, the glue… should attach to the plastic remains of the dipstick and you should be able to pull it out as this worked perfectly for me. Another approach to this problem is to blow compressed air into the crankcase through the oil filler cap opening. Use a low pressure source - 10 to 20 psi. Place the lever-handle nozzle from a compressed air source at the oil filler opening and use a clean shop rag to create a seal to keep air from escaping from around the nozzle. Blow a few short puffs of air into the crankcase. The pressure will force the dipstick up and out of the dipstick tube. It is best to have someone near to grab the dipstick as it slides up out of the tube. You need to be careful with the compressed air, based on the age of your car you could create a leak in one of the seals. The better method is to use a shop vac. Punch a small hole in a piece of cardboard and place over tube, the cardboard should be large enough to allow a seal for the shop vac hose. Most times the dipstick will pop out. if the o-ring is still attached, then you can use a flat blade screwdriver , slightly larger than the tube & twist it down into the top of the tube, enlarging the hole enough to suck the dip stick out... (MORE)
A replacement for a broken dipstick tube for the Ford Focus can bepurchased at most auto part retailers. As of 2014 the average costfor a replacement is 15.00.
remove the oil pan or slide a magnet fasten to a flexable stick down the dip stick chase
It goes into a hole on the driver's side of the block between #5 and #7. There is an indentation in the head casting to make room for it..
The first and most obvious reason would be to much Transmission Fluid. Time to have an Expert look at it.
To remove an oil dipstick tube on a 1994 Grand Am SE 3100 SFI v6,pull the oil dipstick out of the tube and remove the bolt from thebracket. Slide the base mount bracket up and off the tube.?Ã¦
The dipstick has nothing to do with the low oil pressure light. It is just there to check the fluid level. The light will come on if low oil pressure is detected. Sometimes that is too late and damage will have already occured. Get a new dipstick asap. Try using a magnet to get the old one out. You …can buy a magnet for this purpose at most auto parts stores. If you cannot get it out with a magnet, you will have to remove the oil pan. (MORE)
A possibility is too much oil, more than is recommended. OR the dip stick is not inserted properly.. plugged PCV valve or hose
depends on the engine, most have one bolt holding it in place located near the exhaust manifold, take that out and it should wiggle out.
If the dipstick has broken off into the tube on a Nissan Altima,you can remove it using pliers. Other people have had luck usingindustrial strength vacuums and sucking the broken dipstick up.
A friend who works at ford told me if the dip stick tube is broke at the block like mine is, screw a screw into the block where the tube is broken just enough to get something to grip and pull out the broken part.. The tube is held in by an o ring and should pop out the pop the new one in.
most dipsticks have a lip and maybe even an o-ring at the bottom.. usually you can grab with hands or tool like pliers, wiggle and pull out old tube.. place new tube in hole. push by hand till stops then with something softer like rubber mallet or piece of wood, tap down until seated at lip.
Drive to your local VW dealership...ask them for a Dipstick Extension Tube for your model/year/trim of vehicle. Mine cost $8.19 yesterday. Pull the old one off of the car being careful not to drop little bits of the cracked plastic down the dipstick tube and shove the new one on. Done! Should take… you about 15 seconds. (MORE)
I have a 2002 jetta diesel which has a plastic dipstick tube. We ordered a new tube from the dealership and installed it. The old tube had gotten brittle so we had to carefully break it out in pieces so that no pieces fell down into the engine. To install the new tube I simply grabbed it with both h…ands as close to the base as I could and simply pushed it down firmly until it locked into place. Note that it does take a great deal of pressure to get it to click into place! Hope this helps if you have a similar set up. Note: If you have to break the old tube out, to prevent pieces from falling down into the engine you could carefully stuff a rag down into the hole leaving it hanging out so that when you were done you could carefully pull it out to bring any pieces with it! (as I remember a new tube at the time was only about $15) (MORE)
In many vehicles, the dipstick tube can be removed. Check and see if this is possible on your vehicle. If so, just remove the tube from around the dipstick. There should then be enough of the dipstick sticking out from the engine to grab on to.
pop the hood. look at the engine valve cover, which says DOHC... and look slightly down.
The dipstick has broken off in your Renault megane rxe 1598cc and the stick is stuck in the oil how do you get it out?
I had the same issue and I could get the part out with a 0.6m long flexible grabber. First you should remove the oil separator. I not exactly could grab it, the broken part comes up together with the flexible grabber when I pulled it out.
Why has the dipstick from Renault megane rxe 1598cc broken how do you go about getting it out of the oil?
I just had the same problem in my Megane, after a lot of head scratching poking and proding and pushing it further down the channel. I decided to use a skewer i.e. a cheap one from tesco, that had a spiral effect on the metal, heated this up on the gas stove, ran outside to the car and gently pushed… on to the plastic top i could see. left it to cool down for a minute or two and gently pulled it out. Jobs a good'en now i have to get a replacement, preferably a metal one. Phew. (MORE)
I'm not a mechanic / technician but I believe the PCV valve or hose is plugged causing pressure to build up inside the engine
Hi, I believe that Isuzu calls it an oil gauge tube or close to that, but you can go to http://www.myisuzuparts.com and input your specific vehicle information to find out what is needed for your vehicle. In the Veh. I.D. box you only enter the last nine digits of your VIN number. There are all ki…nds of diagrams with corresponding numbers to parts with their numbers listed also below the diagram(s). This site is supposed to be being taken down by Isuzu. Maybe if all of us Isuzu owners write or call them we can get them to keep it up. It is full of information not obtained elsewhere due to you can get vehicle specific parts listings with names of item and parts numbers for cross referencing. You may have to enter it as Sensor: Crank position due to the setup of the sit. That is, once you have picked the proper category when on site, as it gives a group of choices to choose from. I believe this falls under electrical, but I may be wrong as Isuzu lists different than what I am used to. Try different ways and see what it pulls up, you are bound to locate what you need, I know it is there some where. (MORE)
Chevies tend to do that. If Chevy, try pulling the housing and dipstick , cleaning where it seats and the housing itself with laquer thinner and applying RTV hi-temp. and leaving till it sets up. You may need to make a bracket to tie it to the motor so it doesn't move.
Replace the tube. The tube should be pressed or screwed in. So pull and twist to the left snd it should come out. IF IT BROKEN RIGHT AT THE BLOCK! I had the same on 2003 f350 v10 6.8l. I needed a few tools,time,and patience. 1) Kobalt 4-Piece Hook and Pick Set * Item #: 239658 * Model #: 32…4621N (lowes) 2) Dremel Flex-Shaft Attachment* Item #: 94685* Model #: 225-01 (lowes) 3) dremel to fit flex shaft( I had one, a 345) (lowes) 4) Dremel 3/8" Aluminum Oxide Grinding Stone* Item #: 94729* Model #: 952(lowes) 5) Digital Inspection Camera Item # 67979 Manufacturer: Cen-Tech (harbor freight) 6) guide wire for drop ceiling, about 3 feet 7) foam ear plug 8) flexible magnet stick 9) 12 inch 3/8" ratchet extension 10) craftsman awl 11) Harbor freight has long pipe cleaners the size of largest oil tube buy a new tube so you can see what it looks like. you will see it is tapered at the end. THE HOLE IN THE BLOCK WAS THE SIZE OF THE LARGER PART OF TUBE ALL THE WAY THROUGH ON MINE! First thing is to remove tire/ remove plastic wheel well, be careful of the plastic push buttons holding wires on engine compartment side./use camera down through the exhaust manifold, behind the engine mount and look for the hole. Reach around the engine mount that holds oil filter( you need small hands like mine, this is a very tight spot). push ear plug in the hole. this will stop things from dropping in. use flex dremel with grind wheel to grind the top of tube off.you can now see the seam between tube and block with the camera. use a drywall screw to remove ear plug.DRAIN OIL AND LEAVE BOLT OUT. side guide wire through tube and down to bottom of oil pan. use small piece of wire to snake it out of drain hole. use awl and place it in seam between tube and the block and tap it down folding tube in a LITTLE.you should have to do this at 4 or 5 locations or so around hole.I had to use a 1 foot piece of3/4" rigid pipe to tap it because of the little room between manifold and mount.spray with pb buster spray heavily and leave overnight, spray again and again.now use straight awl from Kobalt kit. do the same as awl, but this time use 1 foot 3/8 ratchet extension through the exhaust manifold and place on top of Kobalt awl, hold ext on awl with one hand and use hammer to tap the extension from the top down a little more then the first time carefully, don't break it. move it to different spots between tube and block. you should have to do this at four locations or so. It may side down into pan, if not try taping kobalt awl around again, then you could use a screw driver to tap it down into the pan, it will slide down the wire and can be guided out on wire. use Harbor freight long pipe cleaner to clean hole. I over filled oil, DO NOT START ENGINE and changed OIL AGAIN.I did this to get any debris out. Good luck! (MORE)
I have a 2001 VW jetta 1.8t, and at about 150,000 miles my dipstick tube started to crumble. My mechanic told me that it would be fine to drive without it cross country, but halfway through it really started splashing out, gave me some real problems, I would recommend replacing it as soon as possibl…e. Some people have suggested plugging it with something though until you can get it fixed, such as a cork, just make sure that nothing falls in. (MORE)
It is really not that hard, get a 5 inch long corse screw put a thick washer on it, then screw it inside the the broken shaft ..then yank out with a claw hammer
pull the oilpan and punch it out. ANS 2 - The previous solution can be done, butit's much easier to just grip the dip TUBE withlarge pliers and pull it out of the block, along with the brokendipstick. These tubes are almost always just a tight fit in theblock, not welded or fixed in.
The tube is easy to remove. Its mounting bracket is held inplace by a single bolt, and a large wiring harness is bound with asingle plastic strap to that mounting bracket. The job (removal& replacement) should take less than an hour. You'll need a1/2" combination wrench (12-point box wrench), diagon…al cutters orsturdy scissors, and a flat screwdriver. A forked "trim clipremoval tool" will come in handy. . Remove the bolt holding the tube to the engine block. Firstyou'll need to pull off the nearby spark plug wire...grip it by thelarge end, twist and pull gently. DO NOT TUG ON THE WIRE! Then usea 12-point 1/2" box wrench. (you'll need the 12-point wrenchbecause of the limited room for swinging the wrench). You won't beable to get a socket wrench on that bolt, because the alternatorcable is in the way. If you decide to remove the alternator cablefor easier access to the bolt, be sure to DISCONNECT THE BATTERYCABLE from the negative terminal of the vehicle's battery first, oryou'll short-circuit that terminal to ground and get badlyburned! . Then get under the front end of the vehicle and remove the wideplastic splash shield closing in the bottom of the bumper...aninexpensive clip removal tool for popping off the plastic retainingpins is better than a screwdriver and pliers; it'll save you frombreaking the pins. . With the shield removed you can see where the dipstick tubeenters the bottom of the engine, close to the oil filter.Disconnect that cable connector that's just in front of thedipstick port on the engine block. To disconnect it, you'll need tofirst slide the red locking clip until its perforated end is flushwith the connector body: push on the other, raised end of thelocking clip with a flat screwdriver to do this. With the lockingclip retracted, you can depress the wide split clip on the side ofthe plug, and the plug will easily disengage from theconnector. . Now you can see where the large bundle of taped-up wires isfastened to the dipstick tube by a plastic strap. Carefully cut thestrap using diagonal cutters or shart scissors...be careful not tocut into the bundle of wires. . With the wiring bundle freed from the dipstick tube and the boltremoved, you can gently turn the tube (working under the hood, notfrom beneath the vehicle). Twist it left and right a little, and itwill come loose. Then you simply pull it upward and it'll come freeof the engine block. You'll see that there's a small plastic o-ringaround the bottom of the tube. Remove the plastic strap that youcut, from its hole in the tube mounting bracket. Replace it with anew strap if you want to. . When you reinstall the tube, make sure the o-ring is in place.Set the tube down into place loosely, then get back under thevehicle to guide the end of it back into that hole it came from.With the tip of the tube started into the hole, now you can getback under the hood and push the tube fully into place, turning thetube so that the mounting strap is aligned with the bolt hole.Reinstall the bolt, fasten your new plastic strap around the wiringbundle, reinstall the spark plug wire, reconnect the wiring plugunder the vehicle and replace that splash shield. (MORE)
If you have the right kind of ez out,pull the piece out. Freeze the net tube over night and install it real quick.
I use pliers to pull mine but I still have a bit of the plastic still there, only the pull ring broke off
It's a thin sheet metal tube that you can work back and forth from the top to remove it. If it breaks off you'd need to push it out from the bottom.
You would probably have to follow the dipstick tube to where it meets the engine, remove the bracket bolt and either remove the tube or lift it up to push the dipstick up or out of the tube.
a broken dip stick wont cause hard shifting... the engine does not do the any shifting... your problem would be the transmission... check transmission....
A broken engine dipstick should not cause anything or have an effect on anything. A broken dipstick will make it impossible to check the engine oil and should be replaced as soon as possible.